‘The Jaws Open’: Brahms Symphony 1

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‘The Jaws Open’: Brahms Symphony 1

This is the first in a series of ‘piano presentations’ that I will be doing on iconic orchestral moments. There is a sense in which Brahms was stepping into the ring with this symphony, taking on the all-time symphonic heavyweight, Beethoven. People were full of expectation. Could he say anything after the might of Beethoven’s […]